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9 Days for Life Jan 19-27

January 14, 2022

PRAY TO PROTECT HUMAN LIFE! JANUARY 19-27, 2022 9 Days for Life is a novena for the protection of human life. Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and suggested actions to help build a culture of life. Join Catholics and others praying in this novena for life Jan. 19-27. Below are links to…

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January Prayer

December 31, 2021

Bishop McKnight’s January Prayer Intention

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To Jesus through Mary… 33 Days to Morning Glory

October 24, 2021

Starting in November, our Adult Faith Formation is offering a weekly Marian study for all men and women of the parish, full-time or part-time parishioners. 33 Days to Morning Glory During the 33 Days program, the small group will meet once a week to watch a short video together and then discuss. At home you…

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Signing up now…

July 25, 2021

In 2019, I assisted my mother, Kathy Cotter, in hosting an evening for the Novena of the Queenship of Mary. As a cradle Catholic, I was not new to the faith, but I was new to the community of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. In an effort to meet more parishioners, I decided…

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Novena, what’s the deal?

July 23, 2021

Novenas are continuous prayers usually performed on nine consecutive days or once a week for nine consecutive weeks (from Novem, the Latin for nine). This devotion is modeled after the nine days which Our Lady and the apostles spent gathered in the upper room after the Ascension of the Lord into heaven and before the…

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Help us prepare and celebrate…

July 23, 2021

Sunday, August 22, 2021 is the Feast of the Queenship of Mary and solemn celebration of our patroness, Mary, the Mother of God and Queen of Heaven and Earth. Each night at 6:00 pm beginning Friday, August 13 through Saturday, August 21 we will hold a novena of prayers, scripture and song. After the novena,…

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Save the Date… Queenship of Mary

July 16, 2021

On Sunday, August 22, 2021 we will once again celebrate our chosen patronal feast day, the Feast of the Queenship of Mary, and solemn celebration of our patroness, Mary, the Mother of God and Queen of heaven and earth. St. Alphonsus Liguori is among the many saints who explained the appropriateness of the title. He writes, “Because…

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Me, go on retreat?

June 24, 2021

Everyone needs to get away from the chaos that life can become. Leave behind the distractions we all face and get a fresh perspective. Even Jesus went into the desert to prepare for His ministry. He knows we need time to connect with Him. There is a retreat option for everyone. Find one that works…

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Save the Date … To Jesus through Mary

June 14, 2021

Another 33 Days to Morning Glory retreat is coming soon for all men and women, full-time and part-time parishioners. Marian Consecration is a total consecration to Jesus through Mary and Father Michael Gaitley’s book prepares us for this blessing. At home you have a daily short reading, prayer and reflection time. Then once a week,…

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Marian Marathon of Prayer

April 30, 2021

The month of May calls us to turn our attention to the Blessed Virgin so that we may grow in our appreciation of her service to the Gospel in bringing the Word into the world. May is the time for us to examine our own discipline of prayer and meditation and learn from Mary about…

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